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Funding announced for Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre

The Town of Placentia.
The Town of Placentia.

Placentia, N.L. – The federal and provincial governments are pumping $40,000 into the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre.

The investment will help attract more cultural offerings, business events and tourism opportunities to the region, according to a news release announcing the funding.
The federal government is contributing $27,679 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Innovative Communities Fund, while the provincial Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation is adding $12,500.
The money will be used to make upgrades to the centre’s staging area, flooring and lighting. New catering equipment and an audio visual system will also be bought and installed.
“The improvements will enable the centre to better meet the growing demand to host a greater variety of events and activities,” the release stated.

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